The U.S. Capitol Virtual Tour utilizes a java applet version of Live Picture image technology. No plug-in viewer is required to view these panorama files, but your browser must be java-enabled.

High Bandwidth/Low Bandwidth Tour Considerations

Low bandwidth version (file sizes range from approximately 100k to 170k)
High bandwidth version (file sizes range from approximately 400k to 700k)

Virtual Tour Technical Requirements Virtual Tour Navigational Help

Mouse Navigation

Click and drag your mouse inside a virtual reality file to view the panorama of the room. Shift-click to zoom in, Ctrl-click zooms out. As you move your cursor over a "hot spot", it will change to red circles. This "hot spot" is clickable and will provide detail information about the highlighted object.

Keyboard Navigation